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Perspective (a) and Floor Plan (b) of a French Family House

Artist:
André Arbus (French, Toulouse 1903–1969 Paris)
Date:
1937
Medium:
Graphite, brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
image a: 11 5/16 x 15 9/16 in. (28.7 x 39.5 cm) sheet b: 28 15/16 x 19 7/8 in. (73.5 x 50.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.571.8a, b
Not on view
Signature: In pen and black ink on mount: "andré arbus. 37".

Inscription: In pen and black ink at upper center of (b): "La Maison d'une Famille Française".

Marking: On (b), "bristol gallia" stamp on verso
Vendor: Jean-Pierre Selz (French)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011.

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